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Apr 22, 2017
Bombay High Court calls for compensation for rape survivors' childrenIn October 2013, the Maharashtra government introduced the Manodhairya scheme which envisaged the provision of compensation as well as rehabilitation, counselling support, medical and legal aid to women who are survivors of violent crimes such as rape, acid attack, and assault.
Apr 19, 2017
Former French diplomat Pascal Mazurier acquitted on charges of raping his minor daughter by Bengaluru courtPascal Mazurier, a suspended French consular official was acquitted of the charge of raping his minor daughter by a Bengaluru court, on the grounds that he was "falsely implicated" and was innocent
Apr 15, 2017
Begum Jaan's message about rape and its survivors is deeply troubling: Here's whyBegum Jaan isn’t so much a testament to headstrong women fighting their ground as it is a thoroughly misguided insinuation that certain kinds of sacrifice are more powerful and honourable than others. And that the alternative — of being raped and surviving rape — is worse than death.
Apr 09, 2017
Kumar Sundaram row: Being progressive is no excuse for activist groups to ignore gender issuesMasculinity and sexism within progressive collectives have been allowed to persist because the questions on gender issues are always under-prioritised to make way for discussions about “issues which actually matter” or are ”larger concerns”.
Apr 06, 2017
Roman Polanski case update: Judge rejects motion for filmmaker to return to the USA US judge on Monday rejected a motion by fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski seeking assurances that he can return to the United States without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor four decades ago.
Apr 03, 2017
Death penalty for rape of minor: Bill proposed in Madhya Pradesh would only aggravate the problemMore often than not, the proponents of the death penalty little realise that their demand for death of child rapists would only exacerbate the problem.
Mar 30, 2017
Opposition in Rajya Sabha protests Rajasthan home minister's remarks on Bikaner rapeOpposition parties forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha over a Rajasthan minister questioning the integrity of a student who was allegedly gang raped.
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.
Mar 27, 2017
Delhi sees fall in rape cases even as murders rise in first quarter, reveals crime dataThe first quarter of 2017 under new Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik has seen an increase in the number of murders, attempts to murder, burglary and theft in the national capital.
Mar 26, 2017
Bikaner rape: Police records locals' statements, home minister questions delay in filing of caseRajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria has raised questions over the delay on part of the family in reporting the alleged rape of a minor by eight teachers in Bikaner